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    Save A Lot accelerates store remodel efforts

    The discount operator plans to update more than a third of its stores this year and all 1,000 stores by 2024.

    By July 9, 2021
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    Gopuff is hiring over 100 employees to back ghost kitchens operation

    Job listings, which include line cooks, kitchen leads and district managers across at least six states, indicate the company is preparing to deliver fresh-made foods. 

    By Julie Littman • July 9, 2021
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    Bashas' to open ninth store serving Navajo Nation

    The grocery chain plans to replace a City Market location in Shiprock, New Mexico, with its Diné Market concept.

    By July 8, 2021
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    Inside Natural Grocers' hydroponic produce container

    The grocer's first foray in the futuristic farming technology, GardenBox, grows 4,000 lettuce heads per month and sits just steps away from a Colorado store's produce department.

    By July 7, 2021
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    Klaus Gehrig, head of Lidl's parent company, steps down

    The Schwarz Group CEO abruptly resigned last week after a disagreement with the company’s owner.

    By July 6, 2021
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    Raley's names new head of technology

    The California chain also appointed a new vice president of operations as it elevated two longtime employees into top executive positions.

    By June 30, 2021
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    Robomart launches two mobile market formats in California

    The store-hailing startup's Snacks and Pharmacy vans are now roaming the streets of West Hollywood, with a Grocery version on the way.

    By June 28, 2021
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    Dom's Kitchen & Market is a 'Last Dance' for former Mariano's executives

    Bob Mariano and Don Fitzgerald, who formerly led the iconic Chicagoland chain, have opened another store that pushes against the boundaries of traditional grocery.

    By June 16, 2021
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    10-minute grocery delivery is coming to the US

    Germany-based Gorillas said Monday it will launch its digital storefront in New York City on May 30 before expanding to other cities.

    By May 24, 2021
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    Amazon phases out Go Grocery

    A little over a year after launching the store format, the retailer says it wants to "simplify the experience" for shoppers.

    By May 19, 2021
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    The Giant Company deepens roots in Philadelphia with planned new stores

    The Pennsylvania-based grocer aims to open four locations by 2023 in the city where it recently planted its new flagship store. 

    By May 11, 2021
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    Sprouts' identical store sales drop 9.4% in Q1

    The specialty grocer, which is seeing last year's sales boom fade, expects foot traffic to ramp up as the pandemic eases.

    By May 7, 2021
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    Uber and Gopuff link up on 'everyday essentials' e-shop

    Gopuff will power the white-label platform for Uber Eats, which will launch in 95 cities this June and expand nationwide in the summer.

    By May 4, 2021
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    Opinion

    Supermarkets are in for the fight of their lives

    As nontraditional retailers and upstarts grab a larger share of sales, grocers need to master the entire digital domain, writes Gary Hawkins of the Center for Advancing Retail & Technology. 

    By Gary Hawkins • May 3, 2021
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    7-Eleven aims to open more than 100 restaurants this year

    "Today's opportunity is in the QSR space," Chief Operating Officer Chris Tanco said while announcing the chain's latest Evolution Store, which will house two eateries.

    By Alicia Kelso • May 3, 2021
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    Amazon's in-garage grocery delivery expands nationwide

    After launching in five cities last November, the service is coming to all of the markets where Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods deliver.

    By , April 27, 2021
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    Aisles Abroad: Asda's one-stop shop for plant-based products

    The chain's "vegan butcher counter" aims to save shoppers the scavenger hunt of buying plant-based items. Similar concepts are starting to take hold in the U.S.

    By April 26, 2021
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    Lidl US names new CEO

    Michal Lagunionek will take over in June from Johannes Fieber, who is departing after three years at the helm.

    By April 21, 2021
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    Walmart expands grocerants with la Madeleine, Nathan's Famous

    The retailer has partnered with the French bakery and cafe chain on a fast-casual format for 10 Dallas-Fort Worth area stores, while its tie-up with the hot dog chain is a part of its ghost kitchen trials. 

    By April 19, 2021
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    Walmart establishes policy to protect pollinators

    The retailer outlined new guidelines for fresh produce suppliers, along with sharing how it plans to combat habitat loss.

    By April 14, 2021
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    Dom's Kitchen & Market brings in $15M ahead of its first store debut

    The Chicago grocery startup, which counts veteran supermarket executive Bob Mariano among its founders, has so far raised $25 million from investors.

    By April 1, 2021
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    Fareway launches small-format pilot in rural Iowa

    The 8,000-square-foot store is about a third the size of the grocer's average location and comes as competitors like Hy-Vee and Dollar General bring more groceries to local communities.

    By March 26, 2021
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    Grocers are battling alcohol laws. Here's how the fight is going in 3 states.

    In Mississippi, Connecticut and Maryland, grocers and their advocates are taking on the liquor industry as they seek to undo restrictions on sales. 

    By Updated April 5, 2021
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    Meet the vertical automated grocery store

    Boston-based startup Urbx aims to build its futuristic stores in cities across the country and provide micro-fulfillment technology to retailers.

    By March 22, 2021
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    Schnucks opening new store format focused on fresh

    The first Schnucks Fresh location will debut this summer in Jasper, Indiana. 

    By March 12, 2021